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Beginners Guide to Ham Radio - What is Amateur Radio ?. Things you can to do with amateur radio.
Radio & Communications - Info about many aspects of Radio & Communications. Antennas, signals, frequencies, codes, swr, scanning etc.
Idiot's guide to coaxial cable - A very beginner's guide to coax cables. Characteristics, detailed comparison of typical coaxial cables, commonly used connectors, and a few words about SWR.
How To Get An Amateur Radio License - Provides complete information about how to get a technician-level ham radio license.
Programming VHF/UHF Radios - Programming a new VHF/UHF radio usually proves to be a frustrating experience for most new amateur radio operators. A new radio must first be programmed for simplex and repeater operation before it can be used to communicate with local hams.
How to make a Morse Code QSO - This step-by-step tutorial contains everything you need, not only to survive that first contact, but also to learn to enjoy Code and actually do it well. Even if you detested learning it in the first place
A Simple Telegraph Key - How To Build Code-Practice Apparatus: A Simple Telegraph Key
About digital modes - The digital modes provide a wonderful opportunity for those of us who would like to work on the HF bands but find CW too difficult and SSB phone prohibitive because of interference problems. The digital modes are easy to set up and get operating, require low power and a narrow band.
How to select an amplifier - Thierry LOMBRY, ON4SKY, develops in three long articles all you need to know about amplification, and how to seletc an HF and a solid-state amplifier, with pictures.
A Beginner's Guide to Making CW Contacts - Jack Wagoner WB8FSV, a very well done article on how start a CW QSO, how to answer a CQ, how call your CQ and more. A musr reading for beginners
Introduction to packet radio - Why Packet Radio? Could be, You are Missing Something Funm, by Greg Jones, WD5IVD
Radio and Electronics School - Leran about Ham Radio and electronics, get your licence and learn morse code
The Considerate Opertator's Frequency Guide - An ARRL guide to where on the HF bands various modes and activities are generally found.